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  • African-American social club celebrates its centenary

    African-American social club celebrates its centenary
    Members of the Arch Social Club, at North and Pennsylvania avenues, are about to have a party. And the reason they're partying is that the city's oldest African-American social club is about to celebrate its centenary. An anniversary church service in...
  • Smoke returns plane to BWI

    A Delta Air Lines flight to Atlanta returned to Baltimore late Monday afternoon after passengers smelled smoke in the cabin, an airline spokesman said. Though pilots did not declare an emergency, Flight 1425 turned back shortly after taking off and...
  • Gas tax: Pay now or later

    Gas tax: Pay now or later
    Over the past month, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline has increased 25 cents in Maryland. As far as anyone can tell, the motorists of this state received no particular benefit from the change in price — aside from a lighter...
  • Cool winds hold back record-setting heat

    Cool winds hold back record-setting heat
    A "backdoor" front blowing cool winds from the northeast prevented Baltimore from setting a heat record Thursday, but not from enjoying a fourth-straight unseasonably warm day. Temperatures peaked at 73 degrees atBaltimore-Washington International...
  • Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month

    Southwest to launch new, and improved, jets this month
    Longer and more comfortable, and able to make flights to the Caribbean, Mexico and Hawaii, the first of Southwest Airlines' new Boeing 737-800 jets is set to arrive in Baltimore next week. The new cabins are the company's first redesign in a decade, with...
  • How to throw a Baltimore crab feast

    How to throw a Baltimore crab feast
    Baltimore is world renowned for its crabs, and blue crab and crab cakes are the stars of restaurant menus throughout the city from casual waterfront spot Nick’s, to celebrated fine dining spot Linwoods. Crab houses are so ubiquitous you can even...
  • HBO's look at Thurgood Marshall: Exceptional TV

     
    I don't do a lot previews here, but when a production is exceptional, I try to use this space to give readers an early heads-up.HBO's "Thurgood," a film version of the one-man play starring Laurence Fishburne as Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, is...
  • TV THIS WEEK: Feb. 20 - 26

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • This week: ‘American Idol’ announces Top 20; ‘Survivor’ goes to Redemption Island; ‘America’s Next Top Model’ returns

     
    It's a big week in reality television. Just consider: ***"American Idol" delivers four hours this week. The contestants sing Beatles songs at 8 p.m. Wednesday in a visit to Las Vegas. The judges reveal the Top 20 contenders -- 10 guys and 10 gals --...
  • It Speaks to Me: Kristen Morgin on Thurgood Marshall wax figure at Oran Z’s Pan African Black Facts & Wax Museum

     
    This is one of the first things I was able to focus my eyes on when I visited the museum, which looks like a garage crammed with someone’s collection. You’re bombarded with so much stuff: wax figures of Frederick Douglass......
  • HBO's 'Thurgood' - exceptional look at race, law, life

     
    American television is generally awful when it comes to talking about race.Afraid of possibly offending anyone and absolutely terrified of tackling complex subject matter, most networks and major cable channels have come to largely avoid the topic in...